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Religion and Evolution

Post-Secular, Scientifically Literate Rejecting Evolution

Religion News Service | Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 01.29.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Meet the “Post-Seculars” — the one in five Americans who no one seems to have noticed before in endless rounds of debates pitting science ...

Muslims And Evolution In The 21st Century: A Galileo Moment?

Usaama al-Azami | Posted 04.16.2013 | Religion
Usaama al-Azami

If the Qur'an appears to be making empirical statements about creation, it doesn't need to be understood in an everyday literal sense, even if we hold it to be True in an metaphysical sense.

Celebrating Darwin: Religion And Science Are Closer Than You Think

Max Tegmark | Posted 04.14.2013 | Religion
Max Tegmark

Is there a conflict between science and religion? The religious organizations representing most Americans clearly don't think so. Interestingly, the science organizations representing most American scientists don't think so either.

The Evolution Of Religion: God Or The Group

Vlad Chituc | Posted 03.13.2013 | Religion
Vlad Chituc

We're social animals, and we're at our best in social groups. Religion just happens to be a really accessible group.

Ritual Is Power: Religion As Revolutionary Concept Or Evolutionary Advantage?

American Anthropological Association | Posted 12.24.2012 | Religion
American Anthropological Association

Since the Age of Enlightenment leading social scientists have proposed that symbolic rituals, sacred practices and theological treatises are products of the past. However, one must only look at a news headline to realize that the modern world is as religious as it ever was.

There Are No Irreligious People

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 06.18.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

Religion is that part of our being that gives expression to the human craving for transcendence. In our often ugly world, religion does not tell us what is but what should be.

Christian Opposition To Evolution Is Neither Inevitable Nor Universal

Christopher Lane | Posted 01.13.2012 | Religion
Christopher Lane

We can see that among Christians there are in fact radically different ways of thinking about science that need not disturb faith.